Tips to use command prompt to repair Windows® 7
What are various ways for repairing Windows 7 using the command prompt? What are things to be taken into account while using the command prompt?
The commands of MS-DOS are fairy similar to Windows 7 command prompt. These commands are available for creating batch files, automatic processing, diagnostic tasks and performing troubleshooting. The command prompt is used for the entered commands. To access the command prompt in windows 7, just enter 'cmd.exe' or 'cmd' in run dialog box. It can only be used if it is being run as an administrator. Mainly this command prompt is used for repairing Windows 7. It is available in all Windows operating systems. But while you repair Windows 7 using command prompt, you need to make sure you are aware of the process of repairing it using the exact commands. If not, it will raise many further issues like error codes, system hangs etc.
Following are some of the uses for repairing Windows 7 by command prompt:
- Troubleshooting the issues
- Common commands in Windows 7
- Repairing Windows 7 using command prompt
Troubleshooting the issues
Windows 7 repairs issues through the command prompt, if the users have any problems like a disabled master boot loader. Type the command in the command prompt 'bootrec/fixmbr', it will automatically restore the master boot loader. If the user wants to add new boot sector on the system portions, they can add through bootrec/fixboot command. The name showing in the command prompt is 'administrator.X:windowssystem32cmd.exe'.
Common commands in Windows 7
The basic commands are 'append' (open the files from one directory to another), 'Arp' (change the display or entries in ARP character), 'Assoc' (display of change the files with particular file extension), 'At' (it is using for run specific date and time), 'Bcdedit' (it is used to view or make changes to boot configuration data), 'break' (checking on Dos systems).
The repairing of Windows 7 in command prompt is not much risky. There is no notable issue in this operating system repairing. Some driver issues are there, which can be solved through this command prompt. More than 180 commands can be given using this command prompt; all of the commands are very easy to use. Most of the Windows 7 repairing issues are solved by this command prompt.
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